As a novelty or a favourite, wooden toys can make great gifts.
23 Nov 2019 11:30 AM
It was October 2 yesterday but the drastic plastic ban that was supposed to wrap itself around the city was nowhere to be found eventually.
03 Oct 2019 5:43 AM
Writer-activist Nityanand Jayaram also believes that plastic products are back in circulation, courtesy lax implementation and enforcement of the ban.
03 Oct 2019 2:28 AM
The government, however, has not come up with a timeline to enforce it but Paswan said that it would be banned in a phased manner.
14 Sep 2019 11:21 AM
To curb the huge amount of plastic waste generated by tourists, the district administration has planned to ban the entry of these plastics.
25 Jun 2019 6:33 PM
The BMC collects penalty amount ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000 along with a three-month jail term.
09 Jun 2019 7:40 AM
Around 250 students will be part of ‘Project Deep Blue’ .
20 Jan 2019 1:56 AM
On March 23 last year, the Maharashtra govt had also issued a notification imposing ban on manufacture, use and sale of plastic materials.
14 Jan 2019 1:02 PM
The state governement had imposed plastic ban on March 23 that came into effect on June 23.
23 Dec 2018 1:37 AM
Civic body to invite tenders for disposing materials.
23 Dec 2018 1:35 AM
Waste products from production of such materials are all bad for the environment and melting activities can cause emission of CO2.
03 Dec 2018 7:58 PM
They have demanded that the civic body should organise a study tour of Sikkim to learn more about the tiny state’s experiment with the plastic ban.
30 Oct 2018 1:27 AM
The state government has declared a fine of Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively for first and second time offence.
24 Oct 2018 2:04 AM
State had given a deadline to manufacturers to come up with a buy-back mechanism.
16 Oct 2018 2:19 AM
He said that a primary level meeting had already been held to decide on how to go about implementing this new proposal.
10 Oct 2018 1:38 AM
Fines amounting Rs 75,000 were slapped on the owners of the establishments.
03 Oct 2018 1:41 AM
Retailers are expected to print name of manufacturer, type and buy-back price on plastic used by them.
02 Oct 2018 2:00 AM
In majority of Sarvajanik Ganesh Mandals, spectacles and sceneries in the pandals attract lot of devotees.
04 Sep 2018 2:19 AM
The BMC has formed a team of over 310 inspectors from market, license and shops and establishments departments.
03 Sep 2018 1:21 AM
Meanwhile, the officials from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation stated that they will soon initiate action against stalls violating the ban.
12 Aug 2018 2:58 AM